Lifebox is an international non-profit working to make surgery and anesthesia safer on a global scale. We invest in tools, training, and partnerships for safe surgery, for every patient, every time.
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A Note on Lifebox Pulse Oximeter Measurements and Skin Tone.
Lifebox has prioritized identifying and assuring an accurate pulse oximeter for patient use. Read more

LIFEBOX & COVID-19
Our partner healthcare providers are working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. Lifebox is supporting our colleagues, as they provide safe surgical and COVID-19 care, with pulse oximeters, training materials, and technical guidance. Read about our COVID-19 response here.

Recent Stories

NEW PARTNERSHIP TO EQUIP PROVIDERS WITH PULSE OXIMETERS

NEW PARTNERSHIP TO EQUIP PROVIDERS WITH PULSE OXIMETERS

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) joins forces with Lifebox to provide essential medical equipment in the COVID-19...

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Study Shows Urgent Need to Focus on Postoperative Care

Study Shows Urgent Need to Focus on Postoperative Care

A landmark study by GlobalSurg, published in the Lancet, has highlighted the need to focus on post-operative care -with surgical patients in...

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Oximetry, Oxygen and COVID-19 in Lesotho: an interview with Dr. Eric McCollum

Oximetry, Oxygen and COVID-19 in Lesotho: an interview with Dr. Eric McCollum

Pediatric pulmonologist, Dr. Eric D. McCollum discusses oximetry, oxygen and Lesotho's COVID-19 response with Lifebox....

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TOP FIVE SAFE SURGERY & ANESTHESIA MILESTONES IN 2020

TOP FIVE SAFE SURGERY & ANESTHESIA MILESTONES IN 2020

Lifebox's top five milestones from its work to improve the safety of surgery and anesthesia across low-resource settings in 2020 - from...

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Lifeboxs COVID-19 Response
Lifebox's COVID-19
Response

Equipping providers with tools and guidance

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Functionality of the Lifebox Pulse Oximeter
Functionality of the Lifebox Pulse Oximeter

A note on oximeter measurements and skin tone pigmentation

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Decolonizing Global Surgery
Decolonizing
Global Surgery

Discussions on neocolonialism and actionable goals

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